A tradition that's often overlooked until the last minute is serving a "new" fruit on the second night of Rosh Hashanah -a fruit which we have not yet eaten this season. Until the rise of the "buy local" movement, it was legitimately difficult to find a fruit that wasn't flown in from somewhere else - another country even - whether in season or not.It's said that there are 613 seeds in a pomegranate, which corresponds with the 613 mitzvot - or "commandments" - in the Torah. It is also one of the few images that appear on ancient coins of Judea; even today, many Torah scrolls are stored with a pair of decorative silver "pomegranates" placed over the two upper-scroll handles. Some Jewish scholars even believe that it was the pomegranate - and not the apple - that was the forbidden fruit in the Garden of Eden.To juice a pomegranate, the fruit should be at room temperature. Roll it around on the counter, then cut off the crown end. Cut in half. Place in a juicer (not an electric juicer) and ream as you would a lemon. Each pomegranate yields about cup of juice.